Press Release: ITU hosts Second Advisory Board Meeting of m-Powering Development Initiative

Mobile industry leaders review progress and discuss way forward

Geneva, 23 May 2104 – The Second Advisory Board Meeting of the m-Powering Development Initiative opened today aimed at using the reach of mobile tele-connectivity to achieve long-term sustainable development.

The m-Powering Development Initiative is an international, multi-stakeholder platform that seeks to leverage the ubiquity of mobile technology beyond basic communications. Its objective is to capitalize on the availability of mobile networks to strengthen economies and offer new opportunities to improve health, education, governance, banking, sport and commerce.

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http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2014/27.aspx

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